Boeing commented on reports of a plane crash in Indonesia

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Boeing commented on reports of a plane crash in Indonesia

Boeing is aware of reports about the crash of an alleged Boeing 737-500 airliner of Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air near Jakarta and is working to get more information, Dana Salloum, a company spokeswoman
“We are aware of media reports from Jakarta and are closely monitoring the situation. We are trying to gather more information,” the spokeswoman told the agency.

Indonesian Transport Minister Budi Karia Sumadi earlier confirmed that a passenger plane of the Indonesian airline Sriwijaya Air fell into the water near Jakarta. According to him, there were a total of 65 people on board, including 53 passengers and 12 crew members. According to preliminary reports, as reported by the media, the wreckage of the airliner and body parts were found.

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